Job Description

Agile Project Manager
Job Number: 21-14421
 
Use your skills where innovative technology solutions begin. Eclaro is looking for an Agile Project Manager for our client in San Francisco, CA.
 
Eclaro’s client is a leading technology solutions provider, collaborating with customers to manage their needs and achieve success in their business goals. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
 
Position Overview:
  • The Agile Project Manager (APM) II is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating medium to large sized agile project teams to achieve project and product delivery objectives.  
  • The APM II will possess the skills to effectively mobilize teams and structure projects using Client’s Project Management Process (PMP) and Agile SDLC methods for consistent delivery performance.
  • The APM III will be effective at leveraging standards and best practices while organizing teams and optimizing processes to effectively and efficiently achieve business objectives.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Project/Product Management - Effectively mobilize project teams from basic objective information. Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; create and facilitate executive tollgates to align strategic objectives with agile team product release plans, organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for assigned projects
  • Scrum Master - be the servant-leader for the team to ensure the team lives the agile values and principles and follows the processes and practices the team has agreed to utilize. Be the team coach and facilitator to remove blockers for effective product releases.  Build effective relationships with resource managers to optimize team member participation.
  • Resource Management - Plan and manage the team structure and resource allocation plan, forecast, and actuals to support the delivery of assigned work. Lead resource managers, PMO process coordinator, and program managers to identify and resolve staffing issues.
  • Procurement - Manage the project financial plan and facilitate the purchases and acquisitions between vendor relationship managers and procurement, and ensure procurement policies and processes are utilized. Provide expertise and guidance and recommendations to ensure accurate financial treatment of purchases.
  • Vendor Management - Plan and manage vendor activities to support project and agile product delivery and effectively manage vendor relationship issues.
  • Continuous Improvement - Contributes to and leads department process and tool improvements.
 
Required Qualifications:
  • Competent leadership skills to organize, motivate, and lead small to medium size project or product teams
  • Competent planning skills to mobilize teams, confirm scope, plan resources, establish release schedules and plans, and manage a financial budget for medium to large sized project or product delivery teams.
  • Competent analytical skills to assess processes, systems, scope, requirements, and teams and organize thoughts and ideas utilizing analytic techniques.
  • Competent presentation and communications skills to create impactful presentations, facilitate project leadership and team meetings, effectively document and communicate risks and issues, and provide project and product status updates. Effectively communicates with the Project Sponsors, Business Leaders, Product Owners, IT Service Owners, Stakeholders, Vendors and team members.
  • Recognized as an agile practitioner who is as comfortable as a Scrum Master or promotes and influences agile practices in project, product and department processes.
  • Competent understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methods, steps, roles and responsibilities to ensure Agile practices are utilized while ensuring advances in security, continuous build, quality, and measurements are achieved.
  • Ability to create trusted relations ships with key executive stakeholders, department leads and team members. Viewed as a stakeholder advocate.
  • Is recognized for business domain expertise associated for 1-2 functional an/or technology areas and can quickly develop expertise for new Project assignments. Is a contributing member to solution and delivery scope, requirements, and feature discussions.
  • Prior experience managing cloud (AWS), security, authentication and/or employee productivity services is desired.
  • Competent understanding of solution technologies associated with assigned Projects or Products to effectively structure schedules based on technology dependencies and risk mitigations. Contributes to IT architecture, design, and roadmap discussions and decisions.
  • Competent skills with department tools and technologies including MS Office Tools, Tempus resource management, Confluence, Lucid Charts or Visio and competent skills in Jira.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, IT, Business, or equivalent experience
  • Certified in Agile practices a plus
    • Scrum Master Certificate (SMC)
    • Kanban Professional (KMP 1)
  • Business analysis, process improvement certifications are a plus:
    • Six Sigma Yellow belt a plus
    • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) a plus
    • Agile Analysis Certification (AAC) a plus
  • Project Management and Agile Certifications are a plus:
    • SAFe certification(s) (e.g., Lean Portfolio Management, Leading SAFe, SAFe Product/Product Owner)
  • Number of Years' Experience: 5-10 years in an IT Software and Cloud Services delivery field 
 
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
 
If interested, you may contact:
Jeanine Hastings
jth@eclaro.com
646-755-9303
Jeanine Hastings | LinkedIn
 
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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